Activities – 4-Square Tournament

UT’s Honors Executive Council put together another physically-distanced activity: a 4-Square Tournament. We reserved the Cass Gym for the evening, taped out officially sized squares, bought a few balls, and went at it. We had enough players to set up two sets of squares and eventually had a competitive tournament. Cole Jorgensen eventually won theContinue reading “Activities – 4-Square Tournament”

Coffee Conversation – Do Black Lives Matter on Madison Avenue?

Dr. Chris Boulton, UT Professor of Communication, guided a discussion today about race and racial inequality in major advertising campaigns with a small group of Honors students (~20). Dr. Boulton introduced the topic by noting that three of the most popular SuperBowl ads in 2021 featured almost entirely Black cast members but were produced byContinue reading “Coffee Conversation – Do Black Lives Matter on Madison Avenue?”

Honors Thesis – Beck Lazansky, Thomas Krumpter, Noah McNair, Flavia Mandatori

Four graduating Honors students recently presented their Honors Theses as an Honors symposium. Beck Lazansky talked about her memoir project. Thomas Krumpter used his Honors thesis to analyze job postings for Systems Analysts and contrasted the stated requirements with the current curricular expectations of training programs. Noah McNair was involved in a Behind The ScenesContinue reading “Honors Thesis – Beck Lazansky, Thomas Krumpter, Noah McNair, Flavia Mandatori”